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124 Certain public pumps, wells, cisterns, &c. vested in local authority.E+W

(1)All public pumps, wells, cisterns, reservoirs, conduits, and other works used for the gratuitous supply of water to the inhabitants of any part of the district of a local authority shall vest in and be under the control of the authority, and the authority may cause the works to be maintained and supplied with wholesome water, or may substitute, maintain and supply with wholesome water other such works equally convenient.

(2)If the local authority are satisfied that any such works are no longer required, or that the water obtained from any such works is polluted and that it is not reasonably practicable to remedy the cause of the pollution, they may close those works or restrict the use of the water obtained therefrom.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1

125 Power of parish council to utilise wells, springs or streams for obtaining water. E+W

(1)A parish council may utilise any well, spring or stream within their parish and provide facilities for obtaining water therefrom, and may execute any works, including works of maintenance or improvement, incidental to, or consequential on, any exercise of that power:

Provided that nothing in this subsection shall be construed as authorising them to interfere with the rights of any person, or as restricting, in the case of a public well or other works, any powers of the local authority under the last preceding section.

(2)A parish council may contribute towards the expenses incurred by any other parish council, or by any other person, in doing anything authorised by the preceding subsection.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

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C1Reference to “parish” amended by Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70), Sch. 29 Pt. I para. 6

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